Archive for December 2010

Like Ike?

TAC reconsiders Eisenhower's Farewell Address, delivered fifty years ago next month. Kauffman and yours truly participate in a fine symposium reflecting on the dangers of the "military-industrial complex."

Two Literary Journeys

We have, until this day, indulged in our individualistic reveries, imagining that we are always free to “light out for the Territory” and leave the ills of communal life behind us.

That Endless Enlightenment

Academic leftists and conservative critics of academe are united in a fundamental proposition, says Stanley Fish. True enough, say I: education is endless and the world is a nauseating abyss.